For Further Reading

  • Ahmadi, Wali. Modern Persian Literature in Afghanistan: Anomalous Visions of History and Form. New York: Routledge, 2008.
  • Browne, Edward G.  A Literary History of Persia. Introduction by J.T. P de Bruijn. Bethesda, Maryland: Iranbooks, 1997.
  • Dabashi, Hamid. The World of Persian Literary Humanism.  Cambridge:  Harvard University Press, 2012.
  • Dale, Stephen F. The Muslim Empires of the Ottomans, Safavids, and Mughals. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2010.
  • Frye, Richard N. The Golden Age of Persia: The Arabs in the East. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1975.
  • ———. Islamic Iran and Central Asia (7th–12th centuries). London: Variorum Reprints, 1979.
  • Hambly, Gavin R.G., editor. Women in the Medieval Islamic World: Power, Patronage, and Piety. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1998.
  • Khalid, Adeeb. The Politics of Muslim Cultural Reform: Jadidism in Central Asia. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998.
  • Kianush, Mahmud, editor. Modern Persian Poetry. Ware, Hertforshire: The Rockingham Press, 1996.
  • Lewis, Franklin and Farzin Yazdanfar. In a Voice of Their Own: A Collection of Stories by Iranian Women Written Since the Revolution of 1979. Costa Mesa, California: Mazda Publishers, 1996.
  • Marzolph, Ulrich. Narrative Illustration in Persian Lithographed Books. Leiden, Netherlands: Brill, 2001.
  • Moayyad, Heshmat. Stories from Iran: A Chicago Anthology, 1921–1991. Washington, D.C.: Mage Publishers.

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